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Scientists Find Gender Distinct Circuit For Depression

Friday, October 11, 2019
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Depression affects women nearly twice as much as men, but unraveling the brain’s blueprint that regulates this behavior, let alone identifying specific molecular differences between sexes, has proven…

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FRIB Hosts Dr. Charles Limb for Talk on ‘Musical Creativity and the Brain’

Thursday, October 10, 2019
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The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at MSU is hosting Dr. Charles Limb for a special talk titled “Musical creativity and the brain” as part of its…

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MSU’s Liangliang Sun Earns NSF Early CAREER Award

Friday, October 4, 2019
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Michigan State University chemist Liangliang Sun has received a 5-year, $670,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Award to develop a novel mass spectrometry-based analytical method to identify…

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New Research Shows Inland Fisheries as Rural Nutrition Hero

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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Synthesizing new data and assessment methods is showing how freshwater fish is an invisible superhero in the global challenge to feed poor rural populations in many areas of…

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Black Women Contend With Superwoman Persona

Monday, September 30, 2019
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Black women in America often feel pressured to act like Superwoman to cope with the stress of race- and gender-based discrimination in their daily lives, which can have…

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MSU Scientists are Testing a Faster Way to Detect Chronic Wasting Disease

Monday, September 30, 2019
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Michigan State University and Michigan Department of Natural Resources scientists are testing a faster, more accurate way to screen and diagnose chronic wasting disease, or CWD, in deer….

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Study Suggests French Ban On Food Additive May Be Premature

Friday, September 27, 2019
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Michigan State University and University of Nebraska Medical Center researchers are refuting an earlier French government-funded study that claims titanium dioxide, a common food additive used worldwide, causes…

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MSU Faculty Named ASPET Fellows

Thursday, September 26, 2019
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Three people with ties to Michigan State University and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology have been named to the 2019 inaugural class of Fellows of the American Society of…

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$1.2M NIH Grant Puts Health in the Hands of Students, Community

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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What controls your health? It’s a complicated question, but middle schoolers in the City of Flint and Genesee county area are able to answer that question, and more,…

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Nanotechnology Improves Chemotherapy Delivery

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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Michigan State University scientists have invented a new way to monitor chemotherapy concentrations, which is more effective in keeping patients’ treatments within the crucial therapeutic window. With new…

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